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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2856–2857

Crystal-based device for combining light beams

Valentine Kuznetsov, Dmitriy Faleiev, Evgheniy Savin, and Valeriy Lebedev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 18, pp. 2856-2857 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002856


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Abstract

Using a monoprism of anisotropic crystal with special configuration, we can combine between two and four laser beams for them to propagate in a single direction. This method is simpler than previously used ones.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 15, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2009
Published: September 14, 2009

Citation
Valentine Kuznetsov, Dmitriy Faleiev, Evgheniy Savin, and Valeriy Lebedev, "Crystal-based device for combining light beams," Opt. Lett. 34, 2856-2857 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-18-2856


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